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of SAGA11 with HOPE
in Tokyo

15th to 18th November 2008


November 15th SAT 10:00-19:30
Watching Center at the Tama Zoological Park

10:00 - 11:55 Chair: E. Narushima

Opening remarks by T. Doi & T. Matsuzawa
“In-situ conservation of orangutans by the zoos”. H. Kurotori
“What can we expect for the conservation activities of orangutans by the zoos”, T. Tsubouchi
Commentaries by J. Yamagiwa

12:00 - 15:30 Poster session, NPO/NGO booth presentations

15:30 - 17:30 Enrichment Awards 2008

17:30 - 19:30 Party

November 16th SUN 9:00-17:20
International Conference Hall (3rd Floor, Administration Office), University of Tokyo, Komaba

9:00 - 10:40 “Crosstalk between the zoo and field”, Chair: G. Idani

“Captive great apes as the fieldworker views them”, Y. Takenoshita
“Zoo person meets wild great apes”, C. Hisakawa
“From zoos to the field”, N. Kuze
“Characteristics of zoo orangutans”, K. Kimura

10:50 - 12:30 “Roundtable discussion for the zoos in the future”, Chaired by M. Nakamichi

Topic presentation by M. Tanaka
Discussants from zoos

13:30 - 15:30 Poster presentation

15:30 - 17:20 Invited Plenary Lectures, Chair: M. Tomonaga

Robert Shumaker (Great Ape Trust of Iowa, USA)
“The orangutan program at great ape trust of Iowa: working to better understand, preserve, and protect the red ape”
Michael Seres (Chimpanzee Management Consultant, USA)
“Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) introductions and group formations in captibity: unique individuals, damaged minds - all learning to get along”

November 17th MON 9:00-17:35
Main Hall, Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Tokyo, Komaba

9:00 - 9:10 Opening Remarks
Tetsuro Matsuzawa (Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan)

9:10 - 10:00 Melissa Emery Thompson (University of New Mexico, USA)
What hormones tell us about behavior in female chimpanzees.

10:00 - 10:45 Chie Hashimoto (Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan)
Sex differences in ranging patterns of chimpanzees in the Kalinzu Forest, Uganda

10:45 - 11:40 Tatyana Humle (Wildlife Research Center, Kyoto University, Japan)
The ant and the chimpanzee: a fable on the origins of culture in humans.

11:40 - 12:35 Crickette Sanz (Max Planck Inst. for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany)
Chimpanzee tool traditions in the Ndoki Forests of northern Republic of Congo.

12:35 - 13:35 Lunch Time

13:35 - 14:30 Dorothy Fragaszy (University of Georgia, USA / Kyoto University, Japan)
The complete capuchin: tool use in wild monkeys in the New World.

14:30 - 15:15 Hiroshi Hasegawa (Toho University, Japan)
Conservation of the short-tailed albatross through the managements of nesting habitats on Torishima, Japan.

15:15 - 15:45 Coffee Break

15:45 - 16:40 Sri Suci Utami-Atmoko (Universitas Nasional in Jakarta, Indonesia)
The natural history of sumatran orangutans: long term orangutan socio-ecological research in Ketambe, Indonesia.

16:40 - 17:35 Anne Russon(York University, Canada)
50 years of orangutan rehabilitation and reintroduction:
from assessing its role in conservation to current operations and issues.

 November 18th TUE 9:00-12:30
Main Hall, Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Tokyo, Komaba

9:00 - 9:45 Miho Inoue-Murayama (Wildlife Research Center, Kyoto University, Japan)
Genetic basis of personality: examples from dogs and primates.

9:45 - 10:40 Nick Mundy (University of Cambridge, UK)
Convergence is in the genes: evolutionary genetics of coloration in birds

10:40 - 11:35 Vincent Janik (University of St. Andrews, UK)
Learning, reference and hierarchical structure in cetacean communication.

11:35 - 12:20 Shiro Kohshima (Wildlife Research Center, Kyoto University, Japan)
Resting behaviors of dolphins

12:20 - 12:30 Closing Remark
Tetsuro Matsuzawa (Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan)

Hope symopsium website is here.

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